Written by Beverley Lennon
Edited by Candice Neo
From the lively beaches of Seminyak to the quiet stretches of Nusa Dua, there’s a multitude of accommodation options to choose from when in Bali. The best Bali beach resorts for couples might include the well-known Renaissance Uluwatu, rated as one of the top hotels for honeymoons in Bali.
For parents traveling with children, the island also offers a collection of family-friendly beach resorts, some of which are all-inclusive hotels with daily activities, fun kids clubs, waterslides and more!
While it’s no secret that Bali is home to some of the world’s finest 5-star hotels and luxury resorts, among which are some incredible beach stays, some of them are better than others – if you know where to look. Plan your trip with our list of the best beach resorts in Bali to wake up to magical ocean views!
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Note:The prices reflected below are the low season rates, and they exclude tax and service charges. Accommodation rates often change with room availability, and low or high seasons. We recommend double checking for the final prices before confirming your booking.
1. Discover a dreamy tropical hideaway – Candi Beach Resort and Spa (East Bali)
Candi Beach Resort and Spa is tucked into a lush coconut grove in tranquil East Bali. If you’re looking for a bit of peace and quiet and want to experience the vibrant charm of unspoilt Balinese nature, this is the place for you.
The resort offers immaculate views of the Bali sea from the spacious balcony of the luxury Ocean View Suite, where the elegant Balinese decor invites you to leave your worries behind and simply soak in the healing frequencies of the island.
Oh and did we mention that there’s also a jacuzzi out on the balcony?
As ever in paradise, Candi also features a massive pool surrounded by palm trees and overlooking the beach, with intimate bales offering the perfect spot for an indulgent after-swim nap.
The resort’s signature restaurant’s name Biru is the Indonesian word for blue and true enough, the scenic restaurant allows you to feast your eyes on the azure hues of the ocean. You can also chill by the resort’s lavish pool bar, Ombak.
Though Candi is slightly removed from the most bustling heart of South Bali, you might find little reason to actually leave the resort at all. Here, you can try a variety of adventurous activities including some of Bali’s best diving, snorkelling and trekking through the lush forests. You could even try your hand at a Balinese cooking class!
Candi Beach Resort and Spa
Rates: Deluxe Ocean from USD $143 (Approximately Rp. 2,207,412) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Mendira, Sengkidu, Kec. Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871, Indonesia
Contact: +62 363 41234
Each of the Conrad Bali’s coveted Deluxe Ocean Rooms features a spacious balcony where you can easily while away an entire day while gazing out into the azure hues of the Indian Ocean.
You can also enjoy stunning views from the swimming pool, which opens out to sweeping beachside vistas.
If you’re after a dinner and a show, look no further than Suku, which offers cuisine inspired by Asian street food as well as hosting Balinese dance performances on selected nights. And don’t worry about bringing the kids along – children up to 12 years old eat for free when dining with a parent!
No trip to Bali is complete without treating yourself to a pampering visit to the spa. Conrad Bali’s Jiwa Spa offers therapeutic treatments and luxury rituals as well as spa treatments specially designed for men and children as well.
If you are in a romantic mood, Conrad Bali also happens to house one of the most gorgeous wedding chapels in Bali. The resort’s exquisite Infinity Chapel appears to be floating on water and offers some truly iconic photo-ops, even if you’re not planning to tie the knot anytime soon.
Rates: Deluxe Ocean Front King Room from USD $233 (Approximately Rp. 3,596,692) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Pratama No.168, Tanjung, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 778 788
3. Experience a luxe stay with an authentic local touch – Sadara Boutique Beach Resort (Benoa)
Originating from the ‘90s, Sadara Boutique Beach Resort is where tradition meets luxury.
The surroundings and guestrooms are exclusively designed to pay tribute to the island’s local heritage – they’ll transport you back in time with crafted furniture and other artistic items that can be found in traditional Balinese houses.
Start with a feast for the eyes – the resort offers lavishing views of the ocean that you can relish from your balcony or while lazing comfortably in one of the several pouffes located on the beachfront area.
Nothing compares to sunrise by the beach while the rest of the world is asleep!
Then, fill your stomach at the Rasala Kitchen – the resident food sanctuary.
You’ll keep yourself busy with several activities offered around the resort. Tea for two? Yoga? Cooking class? Romantic dinner? A relaxing spa treatment or a chilling session at the pool bar? There’s something for everyone but surely the ocean will keep you lounging on the beach most of the time!
There, happy hour is also referred to as nap time. With its modern reincarnation of Balinese culture, you can expect airy rooms furnished in other natural materials and beautified with modern décor. Talk about sustainability and chic high-end concept!
Recipe to a perfect ocean-view? You book one featuring a balcony, and the Royal Suite Ocean View takes it to a whole new level!
Sadara Boutique Beach Resort
Rates: Royal Ocean Suite from USD $187 (Approximately Rp.2,886,616) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Tanjung Benoa, Jl. Pratama, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 772010 / +62 811 385 7007 (Whatsapp)
4. Check into a luxurious sanctuary nestled on a clifftop – Renaissance Bali Uluwatu
While most people only think of Uluwatu, as the place to go to find wooden shacks and surf camps, it’s also a place of great luxury.
Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa is the pioneer of luxurious experiences down south, sitting atop sprawling cliffs and above crashing waves, this incredible display of architecture is the ideal place to base yourself for exploring all the unique things to do around there. One thing is for sure – you can expect to be fully immersed in peace and quiet during your stay here.
The infinity pool is by far the most spectacular aspect of their resort, blame it on the views it has to offer. Truth be told, you could easily get lost in time just soaking your body and indulging in some boozy cocktails or poolside snacks. If that’s not relaxing enough for you, take a trip to their spa for some truly soothing treatments. Even your little ones can enjoy some pampering services!
Coming to your resting abode, be ready for even better views. Get to choose between lush green gardens or splurge a little to feast on endless views of the blue horizon with a stay at their Deluxe Ocean Room!
Besides lazing away the day, you can also sign up for a pottery or cooking class at Clay Craft – their art and craft inspired restaurant!
Now, if you manage to leave your cocoon, just head on down to Roosterfish Beach Club, their very own place which is located a short shuttle ride away! If luck is on your side, you could be in for a party of a lifetime, with live DJs and more. With plenty of space to run free, their beach club is also family-friendly!
Renaissance Bali Uluwatu
Rates: Deluxe Ocean Room from USD $207 (Approximately Rp. 3,195,345) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Pantai Balangan I No.1, Ungasan, Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 200 3588
5. Fall in love with ocean vistas and French decadence – Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
Starting your day at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort is pretty much the closest thing you can get to waking up in heaven – especially if you’re staying in their magnificent Luxury Room complete with stunning views of the ocean and direct access to a pristine stretch of white sandy beach.
With its trademark and exclusively designed plush king-sized bed and sleek French interior, the spacious room is chic as can be. And to top it all off, you can even enjoy your morning coffee out on the lavish balcony, which opens out to deep-blue ocean vistas that embellish the pristine and secluded Nusa Dua coastline.
Your room also comes with an elegant bathroom consisting of a separate bathtub and rain shower, with French designer bathroom amenities.
If breathing in all that fresh sea air should make you feel hungry, Sofitel offers some seriously delicious dining options. The resort’s Kwee Zeen restaurant treats guests to a sumptuous feast of Pan-Asian flavours, while Cut Catch Cucina is renowned for offering one of the best weekend brunches on the island.
The signature restaurant offers premium meat cuts, whether it’s top-quality wagyu, Angus or Kurobuta, processed by a Diamond Wood fired oven with a broiler and antique rotisserie.
Or then again, you could just settle for enjoying a royal breakfast in bed.
And you’ll love the L’Oh Pool Bar too. Let’s face it – nothing really beats enjoying spectacular evening sunsets amidst pristine beachfront landscapes, and sipping cocktails while luxuriating in the pool, right?
Don’t forget to finish your day off with a stint at Sofitel’s glamorous SoSPA that’s tucked away in a secluded corner of the resort, where you can indulge in a multi-treatment package or simply opt for a soothing massage in peace and privacy.
Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
Rates: Luxury Room with Ocean View from USD $269 (Approximately Rp. 4,120,205) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Lot N5 Itdc Tourism Complex, Nusa Dua, Nusa Dua, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 849 2888 / +62 811 386 9354 (Whatsapp)
6. Enjoy classy ocean views from every corner – Hilton Bali Resort (Nusa Dua)
Hilton Bali Resort is a luxury hideaway tucked into the majestic cliffs of Nusa Dua, with a white stretch of sand inviting you in to splash around in the salty waves of the ocean.
To make the most of your seaside getaway, be sure to book their King Deluxe Ocean View Room, which offers you scenic ocean views and lavish modern comfort – once you’ve enjoyed a scenic morning coffee out on the balcony, you can slump back to the plush king-size bed and flip through the channels of the 40-inch plasma TV before heading for a dip in the pool.
If you’re looking for that extra bit of decadence, upgrade to the palatial King Premium Ocean Front Room, which affords you the added luxury of direct pool or beach access.
When it’s time to cool off from the tropical sun, you can take your pick between the ocean and the resort’s turquoise pool, which is deliciously shaded by palm trees and opens out to unobstructed views of the ocean.
As an added perk, most of the resort’s restaurants bring you not just feasts for the tummy, but for the eyes too – with stunning views of the ocean!
To capture the most epic vacation shots ever, don’t forget to visit the observation deck on the 20th floor. Just hold on to your hat and prepare to be blown away by the view!
Hilton Bali Resort
Rates: Deluxe King Room with Ocean View from USD $179 (Approximately Rp. 2,763,124) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 773377
7. World class facilities from a world class brand – Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort
The Sheraton is a household name in the world of hotels. Mention the name to anyone and the expectation when walking into a Sheraton is: gorgeous surroundings, impeccable service, and the feeling of ultimate luxury.
That’s exactly what you’ll find at The Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort. Despite being in the middle of all the happenings, you don’t feel at all like you’re overcrowded!
A sprawling resort, and basically connected to Bali’s Beachwalk Shopping Centre to give you even more space for roaming and playing, there’s almost no need to leave the resort to experience Bali!
Though the beach is technically across the road from the hotel, you’ll still be able to go from a shopping vixen to instant beach babe; where else could you find that experience?
There isn’t a more heavenly room than their Deluxe Ocean View Room which offers heart-stopping views of the sea and Kuta’s incredible sunsets.
Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort
Rates: Guest Room with Ocean View Balcony from USD $195 (Approximately Rp. 3,010,107) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 846 5555
8. An adults-only jacuzzi time right on the balcony – The Royal Purnama
If you’re thinking of leaving the kids behind for your next escape and highly considering a romance-seeking honeymoon re-make, or if you’re simply looking to enjoy a palm-fringed escape with no kids (not even others’) in sight, The Royal Purnama might be one of your best bet while in Bali.
With their ‘over-12 years of age’ policy and ideal serene location, the resort is a real deal for couples looking for an out-of-the-ordinary vacation.
But if there’s another good (or even better) reason to opt for a stay here, it sure is their Jepun Jacuzzi Suite with Ocean View – a retreat on its own!
The suite spells romance in every corner and comes with unobstructed views of the endless ocean, which you can enjoy right from your balcony, in your bubbly jacuzzi or even on the daybeds where you’ll happily take afternoon naps.
Your stylish abode is also appointed with elegantly-handcrafted Balinese furniture, an expansive king-size bed and a gorgeous granite bathtub to soak in on heaty evenings ;).
You’ll never close the curtains while staying at The Royal Purnama; at least, we know you won’t ever want to, because who says no to waking up with a treat for the eyes? Lazing away on your private balcony is also sure to be part of your plans!
P.S. Rest assured that privacy is guaranteed on your balcony, so any cheeky moments remain a secret between both of you!
The Royal Purnama
Rates: 1 Bedroom Ocean View from USD $163 (Approximately Rp. 2,516,141) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Pantai Purnama, Sukawati, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 849 3706 / +62 878 0058 2000 (WhatsApp)
9. Indulge in stylish beachfront bliss – Pullman Bali Legian Beach
At the Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana, choosing a room is a no-brainer. The Deluxe King Room with ocean views offers you the best of both worlds – a prime location in the heart of sizzling Legian and a soothing seaside setting right on your very own balcony.
The room’s private balcony is perfectly positioned to offer you an obstructed view of Kuta Beach, one of the most iconic beaches on the island.
Besides splashing around in the Indian Ocean, the hotel also satisfies all of your poolside cravings with two pristine outdoor pools – one exclusive rooftop option with stellar views of the ocean, while the other pool is located on a lower level and is the perfect spot for having fun with the kids, thanks to the designated kiddie pool.
When it comes to dining in style, The Deli @ Pullman offers a relaxed setting for enjoying a true holiday feast, complete with Asian and Western favourites.
For quenching your thirst after a day of fun in the sun, you’ll love the rooftop IP-Bar, which allows you to dip your toes in the pool while gazing out into a perfect Bali sunset, cocktail in hand.
Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana is also very welcoming to families – children under 12 stay for free when sharing a room with their parents!
Pullman Bali Legian Beach
Rates: Premium Deluxe Ocean View from USD $156 (Approximately Rp. 2,408,086) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Melasti No.1, Legian, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 762 500
10. Take in some of Bali’s best sunset views from your hotel – Grand Inna Kuta
From your bed at Grand Inna Kuta, you can bask in spectacular views of the Indian Ocean – that is if you pick their elegant Executive Suite.
This Bali hotel is situated right on the ever-popular Kuta Beach. But don’t worry, there are spaces to retreat to a quiet nook around the property – including three swimming pools.
At their Mentari Beach Bar, delightful cocktails can be delivered to you as you enjoy having your toes buried in the sand.
In the night, tuck into a traditional Indonesian feast at Warung Senggol. The setup is for casual dine-in with live music every Friday and Saturday evening.
Grand Inna Kuta
Rates: Executive Suite from USD $172 (Approximately Rp.2,655,069) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Pantai Kuta No.1, Pande Mas, Kuta, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 751 361
11. Experience fascinating Balinese allure at MERUSAKA Nusa Dua
Set on the scenic shores of Mengiat Beach, you will find the irresistible MERUSAKA Nusa Dua (previously INAYA Putri Bali). Scattered around the property is a collection of elegant rooms, suites and spacious villas meticulously designed, each with a private pool.
But for the best sea views, choose one of their One-Bedroom Suite with Ocean View where you’ll be lulled to sleep by the murmur of waves and awakened to some incredible panoramas.
Beyond the lovely accommodation options, the hotel’s many other highlights include an enticing river pool, six restaurants as well as a relaxing spa. When you want to go for a wander, or do more than just laze on the beach, check out their daily activities program which features exciting experiences such as fun pool games, beach soccer, morning stretching and more!
MERUSAKA Nusa Dua
Rates: One-Bedroom Suite with Ocean View from USD $336 (Approximately Rp. 5,186,647) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Kawasan Wisata Nusa Dua Lot S-3, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 2002 900 / +62 811-3895-552 (WhatsApp)
12. Experience the lush tropics of East Bali – Nirwana Beach & Resort (Candidasa)
Candidasa isn’t necessarily the most popular area in Bali but it sure is one of the most beautiful and peaceful parts of the island. Located right by the ocean, Nirwana Beach & Resort goes all the way in matching this beauty.
The charming beachfront hotel features perfectly manicured lawns, dotted with tall palm trees, inviting you to discover a side of Bali you’ve never seen before. Inside, it’s all about their Grand Premier Room with Ocean View – like its name suggests, this is where you can expect the most blissful of sea views!
When it comes to dining, head to their Seaside Restaurant where an Asian-inspired menu and International comfort food is served under the shade of palm trees and to the salty scent of the ocean.
Nirwana Beach & Resort
Rates: Grand Premier Room with Ocean View from USD $147 (Approximately Rp. 2,269,158) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jalan Sengkidu, Jl. Raya Candidasa, Sengkidu, Kec. Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871, Indonesia
Contact: +62 812-4643-3233
13. Live like modern-day royalty – Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach
To get a taste of sheer luxury without sacrificing an ounce of that authentic Balinese ambience, look no further than the Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach majestically perched on the white sandy beaches of Nusa Dua.
The resort has been carefully designed to allow guests to enjoy ocean views from all 188 rooms. To make the most of those nautical views, go for the gorgeous Ocean Front Suite which allows you to relax out on the balcony, where a plush daybed invites you to relax in absolute privacy.
The room follows the elegant theme of the resort – modern-day luxe meets timeless Balinese splendour, with Balinese temples etched on the walls.
If you really want to pump up the volume, why not opt for their massive Roof Ocean Front Suite, where you get to enjoy unobstructed views of the ocean and a unique design inspired by Balinese aesthetics.
Hotel Nikko Bali’s gorgeous stretch of beach is only rivalled by the resort’s beautifully shaped lagoon pool, which lets you cool off in the shade and enjoy a refreshing drink at the sleek swim-up bar.
To list out all the scrumptious dining options available might take all day, so let’s just say you won’t leave the place hungry. There’s an Italian ristorante, a romantic Balinese restaurant and of course, the Aloha Pool Bar, where you can sip cocktails and savour a young coconut all the while lounging in the turquoise waters of the pool.
Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach
Rates: Ocean View Suite from USD $178 (Approximately Rp. 2,719,582) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Pratama No.68X, Tanjung, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 773 577
14. Enjoy ocean views to infinity and beyond – Ulu Segara Luxury Suites & Villas (Nusa Dua)
If you’re chasing the most picturesque ocean vistas imaginable, nothing quite beats a stay in stunning Nusa Dua. Make your way to the very southern tip of Bali and discover rugged cliffs and sandy beaches, with clear blue ocean stretching out as far as the eye can see.
Ulu Segara Luxury Suites & Villas makes the most of its five-star location by offering guests unobstructed seaside views from the balcony of their lavish suites.
The Ocean View Suite offers ample living space and a luxe modern decor.
If you fancy a swim, their stunning free-form pool is ideally positioned between the resort and ocean, ensuring stellar ocean views while you enjoy a cold drink at the swim-up bar.
The sleek Angkasa lounge bar also offers a luxurious setting for a round of drinks at sunset, while the Ulu Segara restaurant is ideal for a romantic dinner.
Ulu Segara Luxury Suites & Villas
Rates: Suite with Ocean View from USD $120 (Approximately Rp. 1,833,546) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua, Bali 80363 – Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 846 8188 / +62 811 397 00333
15. Pack love and nothing else – Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso
Let’s be honest – if you’re not staying at a gorgeous resort that celebrates Bali’s endless horizon, are you really doing your Bali vacation the right way?
With its all-inclusive plans, Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso only requires you to pack a good mood and great vibes (plus sexy swimsuits too)!
Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso will tick off all of your needy boxes for a memorable stay, starting with their magnificent Ocean View Suite. Arguably, the best feature of this suite is the balcony that provides the perfect place to enjoy a few snacks and drinks, but also showcases spectacular ocean views.
We absolutely love the suite set-up as even the lounging couch overlooks the greater ocean while natural light pours in through the balcony sliding doors. It’s almost as though you don’t need to step outside.
You sure will feel grateful to be offered such picturesque views while you peer at the gentle waves making their way to the shore, and even more majestic vistas await on early mornings when the world is still asleep.
And not only does this stay offer spectacular sea views, but you’re lucky enough to be set right on the beach itself!
Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso
Rates: Premier Ocean View Room from USD $131 (Approximately Rp. 2,022,174) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Pratama Jl. Nusa Dua No.74, Tj. Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 771 888 / +62 361 300 9544 / +62 811 3821 3359 (WhatsApp) / +62 811-3862-826 (Reservation WhatsApp)
16. Luxuriate in the relaxed charm of Sanur – InterContinental Bali Sanur Resort
Boasting of white sands and calm waters, quiet Sanur is the ideal spot for relaxing out on the sand, where you can avoid the bustling crowds in the rest of Kuta. And there’s no better place to let these soothing vibrations wash over you than at Intercontinental Bali Sanur Resort’s chic Ocean View Suite.
The room’s stylish interior offers a blend of Balinese influences and modern luxury, while out on the balcony, it’s all about relaxation, thanks to the plush daybed and mesmerizing views.
The resort’s gorgeous pool is perfectly positioned just above the beach with nothing but a few majestic palm trees standing between you and the ocean.
You can enjoy an Instagrammable tea service at the sleek Lobby Lounge while gazing out into the blue hues of the Indian Ocean. For casual poolside dining, head to the relaxed Nyala Beach Club & Grill.
Intercontinental Bali Sanur Resort’s location is ideal for families and honeymooners alike. In addition to being perched right on the beach, the resort brings you within minutes great restaurants and thrilling activities without getting swept up in the traffic and chaos of Kuta. You can easily get around by bike too.
InterContinental Bali Sanur Resort
Rates: One-Bedroom Suite with Ocean View from USD $309 (Approximately Rp. 4,719,975) Check Rate on Agoda Check rate on Booking.com
Address: Jl. Kusuma Sari No.8, Sanur, Denpasar Selatan, Bali, 80227, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 620 1888
Where will you wake up the next time you’re in Bali?
PLEASE NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!
|PLEASE NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you! |